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Geosciences, Geochemistry, Geophysics: Encyclopedias & Handbooks

Guide for resources in geology, geochemistry, geophysics, and other geoscience areas


Use these specialized encyclopedias as authoritative sources for general information on topics in geology, geophysics, and geochemistry.  They provide information that you can use to learn more about a new subject, find introductory material for your papers, or to help you find ideas for research topics.


These are only a few of the handbooks that are available online for you to use as background or introductory texts.  Use UC Library Search to find more handbooks on your topics.